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Re: [Mingw-cross-env-list] Broken Links

From: Tony Theodore
Subject: Re: [Mingw-cross-env-list] Broken Links
Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2011 04:17:34 +1100

On 8 June 2011 10:20, Volker Grabsch <address@hidden> wrote:
> I don't think we should have separate branches for every release.
> For example, as soon as 2.19 is released, we don't want anyone to
> use 2.18 anymore. It doesn't make sense to maintain download links
> to outdated software.
> Instead, a single "stable" branch is all we need. Note that this
> branch has always been there, but in a quite informal way. That's
> why I just created a formal stable branch in the Mercurial repository.
> That is, we have two branches by now: "default" and "stable". Although
> it might be obvious, here are some guidelines:
> 1) Any change in the build scripts goes into "default".
> 2) Any package upgrade goes into "default".
> 3) Any documentation upgrade that refers to a feature not
>   present in stable goes into "default".
> 4) Anything else that doesn't effect the build goes into "stable".
> 5) Any non-critical improvement to the main Makefile
>   goes into "stable".
> 6) Any improvement in the package download URLs or
>   package version recognition goes into "stable".
> 7) When in doubt, use "default" rather than "stable".
> 8) After a successful testing phase, the whole "default" branch
>   will be merged (moved) into "stable".

I've "html-ified" the above and added to the docs as a starting point.




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